Staff Nurse (Mental Health) - Band 5

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Calling all Registered Mental Health Nurses and student nurses soon to qualify as Mental Health Nurse. We are looking for Band 5 Nurses to join our teams!

We have an open day event at our Wotton Lawn Hospital which is an 88 bed acute mental health hospital situated near the centre of Gloucester and provides inpatient services for the county of Gloucestershire. The hospital has four admission wards, a nurse-led psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU)and a low secure unit (LSU).

** We are offering a £8,000 Golden Hello to the next 8 external RNMs who are recruited to Wotton Lawn Hospital. These nurses must have 12-18 months post registration experience and not have worked for GHC during the past 12 months **

As a band 5 registered nurse working in our team you will be given the opportunity to work alongside a wide Multi-Disciplinary Team to ensure the efficient running of the ward for our service users and their carers.

If you hold a passion for care we would welcome you to become part of our family value-based team.

The posts are funded at 37.5 hours per week (full time) and could involve rotational shift system. Part time hours and 'Flexible' working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

Main duties of the job

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care needs of a specific group of service users
  • Supervise mentor and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students
  • Coordinate care for a specified group of service users

The culture of the hospital focuses on providing excellent clinical care, valuing relationships whilst promoting the development of leaders of the future.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Job description Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please read the additional information attachment before submitting your application.

Wotton Lawn Hospital tour - YouTube

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Registered Nurse (RMN,RGN)
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of formal post registration learning
  • Experience of working within an In-Patient or residential setting
  • Working knowledge of Early Intervention, Primary Care, Recovery, Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment (CRHT) approach and social inclusion
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook
  • Experience of collaboration working with other agencies including the voluntary sector
  • Completion of preceptorship programme if less than 1 year experience

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